New Justices Tested on Abortion Ban Ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court will review the 2003 ban on so-called "partial birth abortions" on Wednesday. Similar state laws have been struck down by the high court before — but this time, there are two new justices on the bench many believe are more conservative when it comes to a woman's right to choose.

Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick talks with Madeleine Brand about whether this new court will uphold the ban.



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